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The Mount / Shelton Road

Shelton history column

(artist?)
2001

Shrewsbury /  Shelton history column   Shrewsbury /  Shelton history column

Description

Three-sided column, with on two sides tiled reliefs, with two depictions on either side.
    The Mount side:
  1. "THOMAS TELFORD / 1758 1834."
    In Shelton was a tollhouse on Telford's Holyhead road.
  2. "THE OAK", Owen Glendower's Oak, so called because that Owain Glyndŵr witnessed from its branches the battle between Henry IV and Harry Percy, in 1403
    Shelton Road side:
  3. Four persons on horses
  4. Two Roman soldiers
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Thomas Telford

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Owen Glendower's Oak

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Four persons on horses

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Two Roman soldiers

Inscription(s)

Signed on the top: e. brady
m. tomkinson
b. sharratt
gnosall
contractors
jan 2001

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 52°42'49" - W 2°47'20")

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Item Code: gbwm016; Photograph: 24 October 2009
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